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Sitting at work

Type
Visual resources
Country
Canada
Languages
English
Provider
Canadian Centre for Occupational Safety and Health (CCOHS)

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Description

Description: 

This practical infographic provides simple advice on sitting at your desk and tips on moving.

Sitting at work

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Static postures - sitting
Teleworking
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Stress
Prevention measures: 
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Exercises
Rehabilitation, physiotherapy etc.
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Home workers
Purpose of the material: 
Training
General information
Awareness raising
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Type of visual resource: 
Poster
Infographic
Priority area: 
Prevention
Sedentary work
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020